UB in the News


Mashable quoted Timothy Murphy in a story on the risks Florida’s crowded beaches have in potentially spreading COVID-19. 


Business Insider quotes Veljko Fotak, in a story on why Alibaba stock is considered safe while most stocks plunge as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. 


The Washington Post quotes Thomas Russo, in a story on how to protect older adults, a vulnerable population, from coronavirus. 


Reuters Health quoted Kara Kelly on new research showing that long-term cancer survival rates are improving among U.S. teens.  


The New York Post quotes Jacob Neiheisel in an analysis of Bernie Sanders' strategy in the Democratic presidential primary. Sanders banked on the wrong voters, Neiheisel told the Post.


Futurity featured research conducted by Melanie Green on the dynamics of people and perception when it comes to messaging despite the conclusion of credible experts. Storytelling is the key in building trust. 


Reuters article quotes Erin Hatton about the dangers the coronavirus poses to gig economy workers. 


On the documentary video news channel BBC Reel, Omer Gokcumen was interviewed about the unintended consequences of the Neolithic period, which was the last stage of the Stone Age. 


CBC Radio’s “Ontario Morning” show previews Super Tuesday with Antoine Yoshinaka.  There are 14 states hosting Democratic primaries on Tuesday, making it one of the biggest days on the U.S. political calendar. 



The Christian Science Monitor interviewed Erin Hatton on the subject of parents using car-sharing apps to shuttle their children around.

UB faculty frequently offer expert perspectives on issues that are part of the current public discourse, including ones that may be perceived as controversial. It is our belief—and at the core of UB’s academic mission—that constructive, thoughtful dialogue fosters a better understanding of our world. Thus, we openly share these perspectives.